Explaining CBD

What is CBD?

CBD (Cannabidiol) is one of at least 113 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis.

What are cannabinoids?

Close to 500 phytochemicals have been identified in hemp plants (Phytochemicals are various biologically active compounds found in plants). Hundreds of them are terpenoids, terpenoids contribute to the aroma, flavours, and colours of many herbs, plants, and fruits. Cannabinoids are a sub-class of terpenoids. 

What is the Endocannabinoid system?

Everyone has a system of cannabinoid receptors throughout our brains and bodies. When these receptors are activated, they enable two-way communication between body systems; something previously thought to be impossible. Follow this link for more information,

What is CBD Hemp oil?

CBD hemp oil is extracted from the stalks and seeds of industrial hemp plants. The plants used are specially bred to contain high concentrations of naturally occurring Cannabidiol (CBD).

Is Hemp Extract the same as medical marijuana?

No. The industrial hemp used to produce hemp CBD is a variety of cannabis that does not contain any significant levels of the psychoactive properties of THC. Industrial hemp, is used to produce Hemp CBD, and is essentially a cousin of marijuana, and for most people, a more practical source of cannabinoids. 

Will I get “high” if I consume Hemp CBD?

No, you will not get high from consuming hemp CBD. It is made entirely and only from organic industrial hemp. Please be aware that the product, as with all industrial hemp CBD, contains a minute level of the psychoactive properties THC of circa 0.3%.